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Getting Here

Heading to Edinburgh for New Year? is the best place to start planning your trip. 


Our friends at Citylink operate Street Party Buses after the event, to make sure you get home safely. Services will depart after the Street Party from Edinburgh Bus Station to a number of destinations across Scotland a list of destination and price can be found at Pre-event booking is required.


The East Coast line is Britain’s fastest inter-city route and is operated by Virgin Trains, linking Edinburgh Waverley Station with London and Europe. 

Other lines are served by ScotRail and Network Rail For New Year train times and travel details visit or call 08457 48 49 50. 


For all your Edinburgh’s Hogmanay car rental requirements and to give yourself freedom to travel throughout Scotland visit If you are driving to Edinburgh and have spare seats, why not find some travel companions at or by visiting For local parking and Park & Ride facilities visit


Edinburgh is served by Edinburgh International Airport, visit for full list of flights and services from European destinations. To make sure you find the cheapest air fares to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay visit 

Let Transport for Edinburgh get you between the city centre and Edinburgh Airport 24/7 with Airlink (24 hours) and Edinburgh Trams  (06:15-22:45). 

Please Note: Transport services will be limited over Edinburgh’s Hogmanay.

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